Degrees Offered

 

Doctor of Christian Counseling

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The purpose of this degree program is to prepare students for service as professional counselors. In this program, we seriously integrate Christian principles and values with effective counseling techniques in order to provide the church and community with the best services possible. The program of studies leading to the Doctor of Christian Counseling is designed to educate the whole person, developing the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for effective professional service, within the framework of reasoned Christian world view. Candidates will choose their area of specialization and will do their Doctoral Project within that area. In this project they may focus on such area of counseling as the following: Biblical Counseling, Crisis Counseling, Healing Counseling, and Marriage and family counseling, etc.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Christian Counseling course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Christian Counseling program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Christian Counseling

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

CO701 Counseling Theory 4 units
CO702 Biblical Counseling 4 units
CO703 Family Therapy 4 units
OT722 O. T. Seminar 4 units
NT726 N.T. Seminar 4 units
CH764 Church in Modern Society 4 units
GM805 Pastoral Counseling & Therapy 4 units
GM806 Marriage & Family Therapy 4 units
GM808 Counseling Practicum 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
OT701 O.T. Exegesis & Criticism 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH760 Medieval & Reformation Theology 4 units
CH762 Contemporary Theology 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
MS820 Theological Missiology 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units

 

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Doctor of Christian Education

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The purpose of the study for the degree of Doctor of Christian Education is to prepare student for top-level leadership in Christian education for seminaries, publishing agencies, social service agencies, and denominational organizations. The program of study leading to the Doctor of Christian Education is designed for qualified men and women who are engaged in teaching related ministries. Leaders in the field of education are seen as those who assume a facilitating role in accomplishing the goals and objectives of an education system whether it be as a superintendent, principal, curriculum director, instructional supervisor, or university administrator.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Christian Education course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Christian Education program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Christian Education

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

ED701 Education Theory 4 units
ED702 Biblical Education 4 units
ED703 Family Education 4 units
ED722 Continuing Education Seminar 4 units
ED726 Special Education Seminar 4 units
ED724 Church Education in Modern Society 4 units
GM805 Counseling & Therapy 4 units
GM806 Marriage & Family Therapy 4 units
ED821 Education Internship 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
OT701 O.T. Exegesis & Criticism 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH760 Medieval & Reformation Theology 4 units
CH762 Contemporary Theology 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
MS820 Theological Missiology 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units

 

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Doctor of Christian Music

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The purpose of this degree program is to prepare professional music leaders for helping services and glorifying God and to equip servant leaders for the effective use music in the worship, education, fellowship, and mission of the church. The program of study leading to the Doctor of Christian Music is designed to educate leaders for specialized expertise on Music. In this program, we provide students with meeting the needs of the music leaders and directors of church. So the students will possess highly developed academic and performance skills in music. Candidates are expected to select their area of specialization and will do their Doctoral Project within that area. In this project they may focus on such area of music as the following: Musicology, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Art Song, and Analytical Tech, etc.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Christian Music course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Christian Music program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Christian Music

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

MU701 Music Theory 4 units
MU702 Christian Music Education 4 units
MU703 History of Music 4 units
MU722 Composition Theory 4 units
MU726 Choir Conducting 4 units
MU764 Church Music 4 units
MU805 Christian Piano Class 4 units
MU806 Christian Vocal Performance 4 units
MU808 Instrumental Performance 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
MU850 Christian Musical Performance 4 units
MU860 Christian Orchestra 4 units
MU870 Traditional Music 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH760 Reformation Theology 4 units
CH762 Contemporary Theology 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units

 

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Doctor of Ministry

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The purpose of this degree program is to equip one for a higher level of competence in the practice of ministry. The Doctor of Ministry degree program is designed to serve the need of ministers for an experience of continuing education which renews the personal life of faith, further develops professional competence and stimulates continued growth in Biblical and theological foundations for ministry. The program of studies leading to the Doctor of Ministry degree is designed for qualified men and women who are engaged in pastoral and related ministries. The candidates are challenged to develop their ministerial skills and to refine and articulate a Biblical theology of ministry while in a setting of ministry.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Divinity course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Ministry program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Ministry

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

OT722 O. T. Seminar 4 units
NT726 N.T. Seminar 4 units
CH764 Church in Modern Society 4 units
GM805 Pastoral Counseling & Therapy 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units
GM810 Church Management 4 units
MS820 Theological Missiology 4 units
MS822 Cross-Cultural Studies 4 units
MS824 Current Issues in Church Growth 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
OT701 O.T. Exegesis & Criticism 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH760 Medieval & Reformation Theology 4 units
CH762 Contemporary Theology 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
TH782 Applied Christian Ethics 4 units
GM802 Theology of Church Growth 4 units

 

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Doctor of Mission

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The Doctor of Mission is deigned to pioneer the biblical effective way of Christian healing ministry. The purpose of Mission degree program is designed to educate leaders for specialized expertise on Missiology and cognate disciplines for research and teaching. The program of study leading to the Doctor of Mission degree is an advanced professional degree in preparation for leadership roles in cross-cultural ministries.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Mission course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Mission program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Mission

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

MS701 Missions Theory 4 units
MS702 Biblical Missions 4 units
MS703 Contemporary Missions 4 units
OT722 O. T. Seminar 4 units
NT726 N.T. Seminar 4 units
CH764 Church in Modern Society 4 units
GM805 Pastoral Counseling & Therapy 4 units
GM806 Marriage & Family Therapy 4 units
MS808 Missions Internship 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
OT701 O.T. Exegesis & Criticism 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH760 Medieval & Reformation Theology 4 units
CH762 Contemporary Theology 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
MS820 Theological Missiology 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units

 

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Doctor of Theology

 

...................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The Doctor of Theology degree is an advanced academic degree intended to prepare students for professional careers in teaching, writing, and scholarship in academics(colleges, universities or seminaries), in publishing, religious organizations, social service organizations, or foundations. The Doctor of Theology program emphasizes theological studies in the context of 'secular' university research disciplines and is characterized by a series of careful balances. Students are given considerable latitude to design their programs to meet specific needs and interests. This freedom is exercised under the guidance of the student's Doctor of Theology doctoral committee, who establish examination and dissertation protocols which form the structure of the student's program. The Doctor of Theology program's freedom and flexibility encourages students to work on fresh issues and with emerging methodologies. The School of Theology's standard of scholarship represents a balance of committed study of the theological disciplines and perspectives. The Doctor of Theology program students study Christian traditions either from within (as a member) or with a deep respect for the beliefs and practices of the tradition.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Theology course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation.

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Theology program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Theology

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

OT701 O.T. Exegesis & Criticism 4 units
OT720 Theology of religion in O.T. 4 units
OT722 O.T. Seminar 4 units
NT725 N.T. Theology 4 units
NT726 N.T. Seminar 4 units
NT742 Pauline Theology 4 units
CH760 Medieval & Reformation Theology 4 units
TH782 Applied Christian Ethics 4 units
MS820 Theological Missiology 4 units
TD888 Dissertation 4 units
CH764 Church in Modern Society 4 units
GM805 Pastoral Counseling & Therapy 4 units
GM807 World Religion 4 units
GM810 Church Management 4 units
MS822 Cross-Cultural Studies 4 units
MS824 Current Issues in Church Growth 4 units
CH762 Contemporary 4 units
TH780 Philosophical Theology 4 units
GM802 Theology of Church Growth 4 units

 

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Doctor of Worship Dance

 

....................................................................................................................................... 60 units

The Doctor of Worship Dance program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. Dance has had a chequered history within Christianity. Many records exist of prohibitions by leaders within most branches of the Christian Church, for such reasons as the association of dance with paganism, fears relating to sexuality, and a Greek-influenced belief in the separation of soul and body.

Degree Requirements

• Successfully complete a minimum of 56 units of coursework determined by the student and the student's Doctoral Committee from the Doctor of Worship Dance course list and any other coursework prescribed by the student's Doctoral Committee with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

-. Successfully complete the Integrative Review

-. Successfully complete 60 units of concentrated course work and Dissertation.

-. Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Doctor of Worship Dance program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Worship Dance

 

Total: 60 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken.

Course# Course Title units

NT742 Pauline Theology 3 units
GM80 Counseling & Therapy 3 units
GM807 World Religion 3 units
PD801 World History of Dance 3 units
PD802 Praise Dance Theory 3 units
PD803 Biblical Dance 3 units
MD810 Modern Dance Technique 3 units
MD811 Ballet Stretching 3 units
MD812 Recreation 3 units
MD813 Drum Dance 3 units
MD814 Fan Dance 3 units
WD820 Young Adult Dance 3 units
WD821 Worship Dance 3 units
WD822 Worship Dance Design 3 units
WD823 Make-up 3 units
WD824 Church Music 3 units
CT890 Musical Performance I , II1 2 units
CT899 Dissertation 8 units

 

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